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Barbara Ann Nechterlein

Cedar Rapids

Barbara Ann Nuechterlein, 84, of Cedar Rapids, died July 6, 2019, at West Ridge Care Center. She was born Jan. 1, 1935, in Marion, Iowa, to Elmer and Avis (Van Note) Neff.
Following her high school graduation, Barbara attended college and then began a career with Iowa Electric/Alliant Energy. She retired after 30 years of service. Barbara was a member of First Presbyterian Church of Marion and served as Worthy High Priestess in Eastern Star. She enjoyed playing cards, volunteering at hospitals and going to dinner with friends.
Barbara is survived by her children, Robert Knutsen and Joan Knutsen; cousins, Elma Smith, Scott Smith and Linda Johnson; special friend, Bob Lee; and extended family.
She was preceded in death by her parents; and husbands, Harry Carbaugh, Donald Miller and Robert Nuechterlein.
A memorial service will be held at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, July 10, at First Presbyterian Church in Marion, 802 12th St., Marion, Iowa. Family will greet guests one hour before service. Private burial will take place at a later date.
Memorial contributions may be directed to the American Cancer Society in Barbara's name.
The family would like to thank Nikki and Mary at West Ridge Care Center and Natasha with St. Luke's Hospice for their outstanding care of Barbara.
Online condolences may be directed to the family at www.iowacremation.com under obituaries.
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